Louis Riel Day 2021
November 3, 2021
2021 Louis Riel Day Agenda
Tuesday November 16 • All times listed are Eastern Standard
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year the MNO will host a series of virtual Louis Riel Day events to commemorate the legacy of Louis Riel. On this day we mark and celebrate the Métis culture, history and way of life that Riel fought to protect as well as the continued fight for rights and recognition that he inspired. We invite you to join us and share widely within your communities.
- 9AM – Virtual Riel Day PANCAKE BREAKFAST via Zoom
MNO citizens are invited to begin this year’s Louis Riel Day events with Métis family, friends, and an online community pancake breakfast. The breakfast will take place over Zoom from 9-10AM. Supplies are limited, so sign up today! Sign up here: bit.ly/3bjBCV5
- 10AM – Riel Day FLAG-RAISING @ Toronto City Hall
This year’s flag-raising at Toronto City Hall is an online only event – check MNO’s website and social media on the day for photos and info
- 12:15PM – Riel Day FLAG-RAISING @ Queen’s Park Legislature Building. Watch the MNO’s longstanding traditional Riel Day Ceremony at Queens Park via Livestream on our Facebook
- 4PM – Riel Day PANEL DISCUSSION @ Law Society of Ontario
Join the Law Society of Ontario and the MN), for the annual Louis Riel Day program. This year’s topic: The Honour of the Crown and Aboriginal Law in Canada: Past, Present and Future / L’honneur de la Couronne et le droit autochtone au Canada : le passé, le présent, l’avenir. Registration required for webcast: bit.ly/3nPK9oE
- 6PM – Riel Day FAMILY TRIVIA via Zoom
Learn more about Louis Riel, then participate in a trivia competition. Participants will answer 20 Métis trivia questions as a family and email their responses. The highest scoring responses will be entered into a draw to be held live – along with trivia answers – on November 19/21. Contact [email protected] OR [email protected] to get login details.
If your MNO Community Council is holding a Louis Riel Day event let us know! We will add it to the list.